Stainless steel is an Iron alloy made up of various elements. Silicon, Carbon, Chromium, and Manganese are all components that make up stainless steel tubing. When it comes to various applications such as automotive, residential, industrial, etc., stainless steel is a go-to choice for many custom tubing projects.
There are five common types of stainless steel. They are as follows:
Before selecting the type of stainless steel needed for your application, there are a few questions that you should ask yourself. Some of those questions include:
For more information on which type of stainless steel you may need for your application, contact professionals at Detroit Nipple Works. Rest assured, the help to choose the perfect stainless steel piping material for your application is available.
Typically, if you are looking for “anticorrosive” tubing or piping, stainless steel is the way to go. Unlike other carbon steels, stainless steel does not corrode for the most part. It may still rust, however. What causes stainless steel to rust? Rusting of stainless steel tubing usually only occur in “aggressive” applications. Most applications or water-based applications will not cause stainless steel tubing or piping to rust. Consequently, if you feel that you are in need of piping materials for an aggressive application speak to one of our specialists today.
Detroit Nipple Works offers a wide variety of stainless steel products, including:
Bulk ordering for stainless steel materials is available to ship anywhere in the U.S. Speak to a representative today at 1-888-698-7888 or request a quote online. We will help you select the proper material for your application.